If you speak up, I will join!

If you speak up, I will join! is a project that aims to identify and empower survivors of childhood human trafficking. Through local projects in Latvia, Sweden, Russia and Norway, and regional cooperation throughout the Baltic Sea region, the project «If you speak up, I will join!» started in August 2019 and formally ended 31. July 2020. It is currently continuing through the regional network and platform that was created during its’ first year.

This webpage remains available as a resource bank and regional platform to share experiences, results, good practice and innovations in the work of and with survivors of human trafficking.

The project was funded by CBSS Project Support Facility during its first phase.

Malaika Oringo is the founder of the “Footprint to Freedom Foundation” in the Netherlands. Malaika fell prey to human trafficking at an early age and describes herself as a survivor being empowered and liberated. She feels blessed to be able to help other survivors finding their voice: ‘’It only takes one survivor’ story to change someone else’s.”
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